This book, through an examination of a number of representative real world cases, provides a detailed look at what happened to some companies and traditional tools for occupational health and safety, discipline, and employee relations now used by business and labour leaders are inadequate and inappropriate in responding to the problems of workplace violence. In fact, the methods and approaches commonly in use actually worsen the problem in some cases. The book summarizes the most up-to-date learning in this area and offers practical guidance and recommendations for assessing the risk of violence, steps for preventing workplace violence, and a through discussion of employees rights and employer's responsib

He's on His Way, and He's Got a Gun!: Domestic Violence Comes to the Workplace

He's on His Way, and He's Got a Gun!: Domestic Violence Comes to the Workplace

He's on his way, and he's got a gun!: Domestic violence comes to the workplace

We all remember the horrifying instance of Kitty Genovese, the young New York woman killed in the early 1960s as dozens watched and none sprang to her aid. But how many remember that when bystanders were asked later why they did not help, many responded they thought her attacker was her husband?

Mildred Pagelow, Family Violence

Domestic violence has come to the workplace. Today, it is the rare human resources manager or safety director who has not had to deal with this complex and frightening problem. Although not of the workplace's making, this form of violence is one ...

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